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asking comedian stephen colbert to testify before congress in character as a conservative talk show host. why would colbert testify at a hearing about migrant workers? it comes back to a segment on his show when he went a day picking beans and packing corn. griff jenkins has the story about a wild day today on capitol hill. >> reporter: today stephen colbert appeared as an expert witness before a house judiciary committee to testify about his experience as a migrant work field. he appeared at the of democratic subcommittee chairwoman. the appearance drew mixed reaction here. even one committee member, democrat john conyers asked colbert to submit his testimony in writing and leave. while the nature of the hearing is a deadly serious one, mr. colbert's testimony was anything but. >> this is america. i don't want a tomato picked by a mexican. i want it picked by american. sliced by a guatemalan and served by a venezuelan in a spa where a chilian gives me a brazilian. >> i'm asking to you leave the committee room completely and submit your statement instead. >> i'm here at the invitation o
>>> good morning. showtime. comedian stephen colbert appears before congress testifying at a hearing on immigration. >> this is america. i don't want a tomato picked by a mexican. >> did his tongue-in-cheek performance mock congress or send an important message? >>> out of control. a florida mom arrest and charged with child abuse after egging on her teenage daughter's catfight. and it was all caught on tape. >>> and bailed out. lindsay lohan is free this morning just hours after a judge ordered her back to jail. we'll have the latest episode for the troubled young actress. today is saturday, september 25, for the troubled young actress. today is saturday, september 25, 2010. captions paid for by nbc-universal television >>> good morning, everyone. welcome to "today" on a saturday. i'm lester holt. >> i'm amy robach. a lot of people may have thought they were watching "the colbert report." actually, no, it was a real subcommittee hearing in congress. >> i have to tell you. i didn't know whether to laugh out loud or cringe because it was awkward at times. colbert not the
the charity work but they are not playing a role. here we have stephen colbert, popular and funny character, but speaking in character is highly unusual. i've never seen another human do that. >> although humans behind the scenes have been known to bring elmo and kermit the frog to life to speak to lawmakers. but he says inviting colbert to speak was a gamble. >> dangerous, so close to the election when people are angry at congress and some of them will see this as a publicity stunt g. but still, he says the presence today brought much more attention to the hearing than it might have gotten otherwise. will people remember long-term that he was drawing attention to the issue of immigrant farm workers? cousak says probably not. in washington, molly henneberg, fox news. >> bret: throughout the day, lawmakers continue to react to the colbert appearance. house speaker nancy pelosi said this afternoon, "of course i think it's appropriate. he's an american, right? he can bring attention to an important issue like immigration, i think it's great." on the other side, republican congressman steve kin
by comedienne stephen colbert continues and hear what a key lawmaker is saying about that appearance. >> i am not a perfect man. >> a georgia pastor speaks for the first time about accusations that had he imappropriate relationships with teenaged boys. . u owi stgoth n csechkint al?ye cckhiou t'noepitsls es u stakthchkan-phh-rhtn ern't eyott? h.oht's t rei. itlswos thas t'noepitsls es al?doouha a o.. u stakthchkan-phh-rhtn ern't eyott? a! pshtvoa.th's ol t'noepitsls es al?doouha a o.. u stakthchkan-phh-rhtn ern't l's . y,ai wr'my0? pshtvoa.th's ol t'noepitsls es al?doouha a o.. aschki. lcetoanitche.n ern't y,h'updu . aswh mte . >>> for three hours today members of bp's team investigating the deadly explosion and oil leak in the gulf of mexico were grilled by members of national academy of engineering. bp was criticize for paying little attention in the report to flaws involving managers onshore and instead, focused on decisions made on the oil rig. the bp report found eight separate failures led to the explosion. but those conclusions were reached without examining the drill rig n
? >> this saturday, that stephen sleekeis no longer an employee d not give any details. prompting online speculation that he was fired however, his attorney has said that the former flight attendant was not fired, he resigned. last wednesday. and on august 9th, he was going from pittsburgh/jfk and an argument took place with a passenger. and he yelled at the ppassenger over the intercom, and arrested and charged with criminal mischief, reckless endangerment and trespassing. and he spent 20 years and the airline injury and for the latest on this dramatic incident? www.kron.com what's on the web with kimberlee sakamoto. >> and to check out the golden gate bridge, no sign of the fog. northbound, is looking good and a bit sluggish. and the bay bridge, look at this, the right side is moving purposely well. and the east bound as on the right however, there is some backup on the pay gates in the left. the fastrak is moving well and not too bad considering. we will be right back. to cut crime. fact: brown promised but murders doubled, making oakland the 4th most dangerous city in america. jerry brown. he ju
times. foreman is being charged as an adult. >>> comedian stephen colbert appears on capitol hill this morning. he is testifying about immigration before a house committee. we are getting more now from sherry ly live on capitol hill with the latest. >> reporter: good morning. i know a lot of people out there are thinking stephen colbert isn't exactly the person you would consider an expert witness on illegal immigration. but he is coming here to testify along with the united farm workers after take the ufw up on its would have to have u.s. citizens or legal residents replace illegal immigrants working on farms. he has fee you ared the take our jobs campaign on the colbert show. last month, he spent a day at an upstate new york farm as a migrant work arer parking boxes of corn and picking beans in the field. today, he will appear alongside the u fw on testify during a house committee hearing on farm workers who are illegal immigrants. he will return to washington next month for a rally on the national mall. it is part of dueling rallies by comedy central hosts. some 60,000 people a
to be giving us an update. >>> also, spending the day picking vegetables at a farm. stephen colbert spends a day on capitol hill after doing that for a house hearing about farm workers. we're going to get details from our politics.com desk coming up. [ female announcer ] what if your natural beauty could be flawless, too? new aveeno positively radiant tinted moisturizers, with scientifically proven soy complex and natural minerals give you sheer coverage instantly, then go on, to even skin tone in four weeks. new aveeno tinted moisturizers. i know who works differently than many other allergy medications. hoo? omnaris. [ men ] omnaris -- to the nose! [ man ] did you know nasal symptoms like congestion can be caused by allergic inflammation? omnaris relieves your symptoms by fighting inflammation. side effects may include headache, nosebleed, and sore throat. [ inhales deeply ] i told my allergy symptoms to take a hike. omnaris. ask your doctor. battling nasal allergy symptoms? omnaris combats the cause. get omnaris for $11 at omnaris.com. my friends at work think there's more than one "me.
'll talk to mitch mcconnell as the senate returns. >>> supreme court justice stephen briar opens bup about what it is like behind the scenes of the supreme court. first, shuttle diplomacy. it has nothing to do with nasa nor the shuttle between washington and new york. it's when a diplomat is traveling back and forth between two different parties. the u.s. was able to get two sides to actually agree to face to face negotiations. today in egypt, one of those subtle diplomacy states and hillary clinton is mediating a second round of those talks. >> she shuttled herself over there. >> our produce wir will be a go between. >> we always get along. send us an e-mail. ♪ [ upbeat instrumental ] [ rattling ] [ gasps ] [ rattling ] [ laughing ] [ announcer ] close enough just isn't good enough. - if your car is in an accident, - [ laughing continues ] make sure it's repaired with the right replacement parts. take the scary out of life with travelers. call or click now for an agent or quote. >>> in an era where it only takes a cell phone to bring a caught on camera moment, first in california meg wh
declared emergencies. comedian and satirist stephen colbert took his celebrity to a u.s. house hearing today to raise awareness about farm workers. colbert recently spent a day picking beans in a united farm workers program called "take our jobs." it aims to show that few americans will do such work, leaving low-paid illegal immigrants to do it. >> i think there are way too many undocumented mexican workers here in the united states doing jobs. and i think that we've ignored this issue for too long and it is time to roll up our sleeves and face this issue imagineo-- mano a whatever the spanish word for mano is. >> sreenivasan: colbert stayed in character as a mock news commentator for much of the hearing. in india, athletes from around the world began to arrive in new delhi for the troubled commonwealth games. the event has been plagued by negative publicity about unfinished venues and dirty accommodations for athletes. and the start of competition is just nine days away. some athletes have pulled out, but new zealand and australia confirmed today their athletes will attend. rescuers i
's "washington journal." final guest on this from a morning. stephen kaplan is a lawyer -- steven kaplan is a lawyer, but he specializes in financial mortgage matters. welcome and thanks for being here. guest: thank you, susan. host: the description of one current mortgage disclosure is that they are a quagmire. would you agree? guest: i think that is probably an appropriate description. i think the different types of requirements and up being very confusing and cumbersome and a voluminous amount of paper. voluminous amount of paper. we have disclosures that allow people to shop for different products, so they can take the product that they got from lender "a" and compare it to render "b." other disclosures are informational, like be careful, your house is on the line. it is very difficult for the consumer to understand. host: and the big headline from the "wall street journal" this morning, the "housing is staying stuck." guest: probably the largest issue right now from a housing sales perspective other than qualifying for mortgage loans are the underwriting guidelines that are being ap
is it looking stephen? >> pamela and dave, good morning. patchy low clouds but the key is it is breezy for some and cooler today. whoa have a weak system coming in so 60s and 70s and temperatures come down about a good five degrees today. that wind will pick up later on as the system gets closer for a cool down today and tomorrow. here is sal. >> steve right now traffic on interstate 80 westbound looks good through berkeley and emeryville. also this morning looking at 880 in oakland off to a good start back to dave and pam. >> thank you, sam. topping our news this morning, police in oakland have issued an important warning to people living around lake merritt. jade hernandez joins us now from our newsroom with more. >> reporter: good morning. two actual assaults and two robberies took place on the same day -- [ inaudible ] >> reporter: oak land police want anyone in and and the lake merritt area to be careful and aware 0 of their surroundings, police say he man responsible m attacked the two women sunday in relatively secluded areas but the department is not saying when or where the attacks too
claiming she was molested in 1995 by stephen when she was 10. the lawsuit accuses diocese of negligence for failing to warn parishioners during the '70s that he had been the target of sexual assault allegations appeared he was defrocked in 1987 and pleaded not not know contest to molesting >> city attorney denis filed a lawsuit in april against the owners of clubs way wanting to permanently close it down. he cited not only the shooting outside of the left and 19 year- old man dead and three others injured. but also prior acts of violence neuss security problems in recent years. >> west nile virus miskitos and a dead bird tested positive for the west now virus. a dead crow with us now was found near jordan lanes in oakley. reduce activities that could provide mosquitos with a place to breed. san clara valley water district is not instituting mandatory sorry all get that right. mandatory cause such conservation is now voluntary. but instead the board of directors calling tempers and voluntary conservation is what they're asking for now the switch was prompted by improve the water supply w
brant. >> stephen strasburg will have surgery on his right elbow. the surgery will be in los angeles. recuperation will be 12-18 months. chances of a full recovery are listed as 80% to 92%. jordan zimmerman through nine strikeouts, gave up one. in the bottom of the tents, a single to left field. here comes dadullah. the slide, the tag, the marlins wheaton, 1-0,. the redskins played the cowboys a week from sunday at fedex field. the main concern, donovan mcnabb, ankle, but responding to treatment. he should be able to practice next week in preparation for the dallas coppola's, which means he will play. have a great day, everybody. >>> 74 degrees on this wednesday morning. the news continues at 5:30. >> still ahead in the next half- hour, a controversial plan to keep children from loitering in chinatown. >> we are live in the weather center on this wednesday, tracking category three >>> live and in hd, this is "good morning washington," on your side. >> people are still getting ready for the big one. >> on the coast, people are getting ready for whatever hurricane earl throws their way
tom vakar. ktvu, channel 2 news. >> the story of stephen slater was he fired or did he resign? that's the mystery involving the former jet blue flight attendant. the man who last month told off a plane full of passengers at new york's kennedy airport, opened an emergency slide and jumped out. jet blue announced it weekend only that slater no longer works for the airline and was not clear whether he resigned. his lawyer today said he was not fired and that he quit. slater himself has not commented. >> secretary of state hillary clinton set to travel to jerusalem next week to resume peace talks between israel and palestinian leaders. but the negotiations may now be in jeopardy. according to the state department, the talks are scheduled for september 15th. they are a contiation of negotiations that kick off last week in washington between israeli prime minister in the etanyahu and abbas. however, the first crisis in the peace talks is ruling. they will east restrictions in the east bank settlements, but if israel resumes construction the palestinian president warns he will pull out
channel 2 morning news tuesday. i'm dave clark. >> i'm pam cook. stephen, what's the weather like today? >> reporter: it will be slightly warmer. fog will burn off sooner. 50s, 60s. a big fog bank continues to hang on by the coast. inland areas will bump up about five to seven degreeses. now sal has an update on your traffic. >> reporter: right now traffic is doing very well in most areas. if you're going to leave the house soon you should have a decent drive to work, but there are some road construction closures. northbound 101 closed for overnight work. it's going to be there until 6. it's 5:30. let's go back to dave and pam. >>> in san francisco today state regulators will take their first look at a controversial proposal from pg&e. this would require the customers to pay all of the costs of fires that exceeds the utility's insurance coverage. that would include last week's gas line explosion and fire in san bruno. it's still not clear if the plan the make customers pay would require a rate hike. the proposal still has to be approved by the state utility commission. >>> pge and e's n
: the prosecution is bringing it's final witnesses this morning in the murder case of stephen haze. the defense will get a chance in a day or two to present a defense for a man who admitted killing jennifer petit. one of the defense attorneys for the other defendant in this case came outside the courthouse and said that thinks client did not sodomize 11-year-old makalia. that was very important, the judge had imposed a gag order. now there is a contempt of court hearing whether or not that gag ordered was violated. fire investigators are now on the stand for the prosecution talking about the burned-out petit home, the home invasion in which the three petit women were killed. the home was set on fire after the crimes were committed. the fire investigators are going over the burn patterns. the legal experts say that the defense will call maybe a witness or two, possibly even stephen haze. at that point both sides will rest and make their closing arguments. the judge says the case could go to the jury as early as friday. tom lewis for fox news. megyn back to you. megyn: thanks, tom. everyone in th
comedy central host stephen colbert is hearing from a couple of media moguls. rupert murdoch and meir kahane mayor michael bloomberg will testify on the role of immigration in strengthening america's economy. they formed a new coalition to push for immigration reform. news corp. is the parent company of of fox 5. >>> the governor's race in new york is heating up. some sense moments between one candidate and a reporter all caught on camera. >> you send another goon to my daughter's house and i'll take you out, buddy. >> find out what sparked this confrontation. >> we are continuing to follow today's severe weather. tony has the latest. julie will check the roads with we come back. when we -- when we come back. cheerios could be your ticket to do it. big time. you could win a once in a lifetime chance to live your passion by choosing from t never-dreamed-possible prizes. from a customized v.i.p. vacation, to a hollywood red carpet experience, to cooking with a celebrity chef, and more. find details on specially marked boxes of cheerios. why cheerios? because whatever you love doing, you
one of his worst games in years. >> larod stephens-howling is howling all right, look at him take the kickoff 102 yards. there is your instant offense for you. cardinals get 7 points in just 14 seconds. but the energizer bunny, the raiders new starting quarterback, bruce gradkowski with the touchdown. 7-7 and darren mcfadden with his 2-yard td to give oakland the lead at halftime. it's the most first half points scored in five years. they hold particularly fitzgerald to two catches. raiders with time for one last drive, 4th and 10. it will give janikowski a chance to kick cannot game- winning field goal, but he misses wide, left. sebass misses three kicks today. this one, this 32-yard chipshot could have made up for all the team's previous mistakes in this game, 24-23, cardinals win. both teams had more than 100 yards in penalties and the raiders offense was just awful inside the red-zone all game. they now fall to 1-2 and host houston next sunday. >> kansas city has been down and out for several years, but the young chiefs seem to have a new sense of direction, optimism and tale
to stand trial. judge stephen hall made the ruling on monday after reviewing medical records. ushock remains in custody without bail. his trial is set to begin january 31st. >> the state of alaska is investigating weather bristol palin broke any laws by going into a bar. she was there to watch her partner perform. she could only legally be allowed into the establishment with a parent, spouse or legal guardian over 21 but she could avoid trouble if it was classified as a restaurant and she was there to eat. >>> well, san francisco is ranked in the top 10 safest cities in the u.s. the non- profit group underwriters laboratory named boston as the safest city. new york ranks number 5 and san francisco is number 7. the underwriters listed first response times, accident rates and the number of hospitals. san francisco was singled out for one of the lowest rates of poverty among families with children. >>> there was something missing at the annual san francisco cable car bell ringing contest. the official bell ringer. [ bell rings ] >> the others took part but not cable car operators. two d
that the matter to goodyear. that is harry could well he will be in accordance a day. stephen slater is said to a player for a hearing on criminal mischief is also charges of reckless endangerment and trespassing. optimal down on the tarmac or he told of across transplant lawyers as it was that passengers fall because of lack of stability that of the the behavior he's looking for tuesday in court. drew was it happens. he was chased by media after that became sort of popular. officials are using the crash of to revive a debate about whether allowed to travel on the laps of adults.the national the federal aviation administration to require children under 2 to be in separate seats and restraints.in march of 2009, a 10-seater plane crashed in butte, killing all 14 people aboard, including 7 children.the faa says it will look at the new recommendation. and we'll be right back as a kron4 morning news continues until 11:00 a.m., a live look good side of mount tam. above the fog, pushing and around the bay the big cool down more on whether an air-traffic hotspots coming up. what a match the kron 4
, watch more of stephen colbert's testimony about the plight of farm workers. plus on "art beat," jeff talks to norwegian novelist per petterson about his book, "i curse the river of time". all that and more is on our web site, newshour.pbs.org. judy. >> woodruff: and that's the newshour for tonight. on monday, we'll talk to former clinton economic advisor laura tyson, who makes the case for extending bush-era tax cuts to the middle class, but not to the very wealthy. i'm judy woodruff. >> brown: and i'm jeffrey brown. "washington week" can be seen later this evening on most pbs stations. we'll see you online, and again here monday evening. have a nice weekend. thank you and good night. major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: and with the ongoing support of these institutions and foundations. and... this program was made possible by the corporation for public broadcasting. and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. captioning sponsored by macneil/lehrer productions captioned by media access group at wgbh access.wgbh.org vo:geico, committ
with just a two-point lead. that's where we start with the panel tonight. bring in the panel. stephen hayes, senior writer for "weekly standard." henderson from the washington post. syndicated columnist, charles krauthammer. start with the governor's race in california. steve? >> i thought meg whitman answered the charges pretty decisively and offered to put it back, in fact i think the campaign put out the documents so they have the copy of the 1099. gloria allred didn't introduce much. she had promises and said she could produce evidence and never did it. nicky diaz, the poor woman in question who was here illegally left the press conference for a little while because she was uncomfortable and came back and broke down crying, but didn't seem like she was on the same pages gloria allred. we will find out in the coming days when we see the document or paperwork but it smells like a political stunt. >> it's hard to see how this shakes things up. close race, two point on dividing these folks. you look at the press conference and you wonder why the woman was crying. it looked theatrical and st
and two women no less while sharron angle was speaking in nevada, on the day that stephen colbert braves performance art and politics together so tightly that he almost pops immigration reform out of congress with the sheer pressure of his wit, on the day we actually get in the mail these steak mailer from the crazy carl for governor campaign in new york, the piece of direct mail scented with the smell of land fill, on the day when we most need a man of kent jones' talents to make sense of the world around us, kent is on vacation. that's the bad news. we need him. he's gone. the good news is that it turns up that kent does some freaky crazy weird stuff on vacation and pops into a studio to tell us about it. did you seriously do what i heard you did today? >> it depends on what you think it is i did today. i'm in san francisco and i think that i helped the people of san francisco advance music to the next level. >> okay. >> that's what i think i was doing today. my i present the festival of music for people and thingamajigs. ♪ >> this is a guitar, but not like one we know. tell me about
. >>> jetblue says flight attendant stephen slater no longer works there. slater, of course, captured the nation's attention last month when he went on a tirade and jumped down the plane's emergency chute. at that time, he was suspended, pending the outcome of an investigation. an airline memo told employees the whole incident did not take into account the harm that could be caused by emergency slides which are deployed with a potentially deadly amount of force. >>> and finally, this morning, the national buffalo wing festival is being held this weekend in the birthplace of this favorite food, buffalo, new york, of course. that's where the wing lovers showed up in droves and there he is, competitive eater, joey "the jaws" chestnut, competed against five-member teams to see who could eat the most wings in seven minutes. chestnut came in second. he ate just under three pounds. the event fittingly sponsored by pepto-bismol. and we should know again, one guy taking on five guys, finishes second. >> yeah. we remember joey just a few months ago. he's the famous hot dog eater over here at coney island.
members of stephen's class of 2014. >> so what's your major. >> some are a little stand offish. >> camera shy are we? >> actually, they're not students. their owners are. >> this is chester. this is corey. >> this one college has allowed pets on campus since 2004. around here, bags aren't always for books. seriescy hall is the school's first dorm entirely populated by more than 40 students and pets. pet central. there's a kennel in the basement complete with a doggie sport. >> standard equipment in this dorm, a lint roller. pressure man megan mcgill is away from her family for the first time. >> what does it mean to have him here with you at college? >> he's like a piece of home. >> nicole crowe is her foster parent while he waits to be adopted from a local shelter. nicole is a transfer student from iowa state university. >> did you have a pet there? >> no, i had a roommate. >> which do you prefer? >> the pet. nothing against the roommate. >> classrooms are pet free zones. when it's class time for the students, their pets can come to doggy daycare. know of any good parties this weekend. s
who said she was molested in 1995 by stephen when she was 10 years old. it accuses the diocese of negligence for failing to warn parishioners during the '70s that he had already been the target of sexual abuse allegations. he was defrocked in 1987 and pleaded no contest to molestation charges in 2004. >> a san francisco superior court judge today granted a preliminary injunction that temporarily closes a fisherman's wharf-area club where a fatal shooting occurred earlier this year. city attorney dennis herrera filed suit in april against the owners of club suede, located at 383 bay st., seeking to shutter it permanently. herrera cited not only a feb. 7 shooting outside the club that left a 19-year-old richmond man, lawon hall, dead and three others injured, but also prior acts of violence, vandalism, noise and security problems in recent years. will be back as kron 4 continues san francisco makes big steps to get america's cup. alive look at from mt. tam. the return of the fog. what were the facts? fact: march 7, 2000. brown asks voters for new mayoral power to appoint school b
, of the obama administration's emergency rescue of the auto industry. stephen, good morning, i apologize, i was running. >> running is good for you. >> running in and out. why did you write this book? >> because i thought this was an enormous accomplishment by the obama administration. a singular accomplishment for which there was a beginning, a middle and almost an end and i thought the country deserved to understand. >> you're a guy who does not need the money, you do not need the attention, you don't need trouble and you know that you have talked about some of the things in this book that are going to capture some headlines and as a smart guy, you knew those would capture attention. did you think about it? >> i thought people would take a look at the book in its entirety. it was not some effort to telltales or talk out of school. >> but you do include some anecdotes of some interactions that you had with some key members of the administration. rahm emanuel denies some of the things that you say he said in the book, but one thing in particular you talk about buy it was important to bail o
to keep fear alive, stephen colbert. you will see me on the washington mall on october 30th! >> they're obviously having some fun at his expense. now, "the daily show" coincidentally will be in washington during the time of the scheduled march. or the scheduled rally there. taping shows to air october 25th and 28th. and he's also -- jon stewart, by the way, promoting a new book called "earth: the book." >> okay. a little promo there too. those guys are so good. no wonder everyone loves them so much. they're so funny. >> keep fear alive. >> there's always -- this controversy kind of pops up every couple of months when there's kind of this magazine cover, people say ooh, what did you do to it, did you doctor it. remember years ago with o.j. and "time" darkened his face during the trial and all this. anyway, kind of the reverse problem here. you guys remember the lovely actress who starred in that movie a little while back call "s"ga well, apparently, she's on te and now critics are saying, well, wait a minute, did you lighten her skin on the cover of this issue? apparently, this is not
for the virginia dmv. >>> and also ahead, we know that's stephen strasburg needs surgery for an arm injury and that that procedure means he's miss the next 12-18 months. and now we know when the ace will go under the knife and get back on the road to recovery. >>> in the meantime, tucker barnes has been watching earl very closely. he joins us with the very latest. i was going to say good morning, earl. >> let's get right to it. let's get to the hurricane watch to extend the virginia coastline. last night it
more workers. >>> well, a top house democrat is criticizing comedian, stephen colbert's appearance before congressional committee last week where he talked about undocumented farm workers. colbert's testimony, which was loaded with jokes and sarcasm was inappropriate. >> what he had to say, i think was not the way it should have been said. if he had a position on the issues, he should have given those issues and not think, i may ask my personal opinion. >> colbert spent a day working alongside farm workers. it was part of a campaign. he was invited by bay area congresswoman, zoe to testify about his experience. >> nine minutes before 9:00. just as people are starting to make holiday travel plans, some airline fees are up more than 50%. u.s.a. today compared today's fees from 13 u.s. airlines. passengers say the most annoying fee is the ones to check luggage, which costs on average $24. check one bag. there is a new call for airlines to reimburse that fee. if your luggage is lost. but not surprisingly, airlines are fighting that proposal. >> we are about to tell you how some arme
cut. host: he mentioned the stephen colbert testimony. it was written about today in "the washington post." was a good idea? guest: they can ask anybody they want to come to testify. he is from my home state of new jersey. i think he is very humorous but he is also a very intelligent. i think he is a good american. host: what to you think about the march on washington before the election? guest: i hope it is sensible. i hope it is not simply a mock -- we are good at that ourselves. we do not need stewart and colbert. lots of people have marches downtown, so why not them? host: next phone call. caller: i was watching congressman steve pomeroy, one of the so-called leaders of the blue dogs. i was thinking, they should change their name to pomeranian. all they do is yap at your feet and ask for food and they do not really do anything. you are talking about helping the middle class. i always thought the middle class was $100,000 a year. but a republican congressman was on the other day and he says it starts at $75,000 a year. well, median income for a family is $56,000. nobody represents
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